If you’ve recently found yourself saying, “I need to get off social media and go back to reading real books, but I don’t know what to read,” then I have the perfect list for you.
Here are 11 great reads, all new releases, that will have you staying up late into the night turning the pages. Happy beach reading!!
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This is the romantic book in the bunch. Follows two young people throughout early adulthood, and as they forge their very different careers, searching to find themselves back together again. If you are a follower of Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club picks, this was her February choice.
Flashbacking drama perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes and Elin Hilderbrand, this novel tells the story of Clare Hobbs, and her journey to find the secrets dug deep within the house she has recently inherited. A tender yet moving family saga.
From the bestselling author of “Still Alice,” the latest from Genova tells the story of Richard, a professional pianist diagnosed with ALS who begins to lose the ability to play. His caretaker is a piano teacher named Karina, who is living a life she finds unfulfilling. Together, they help each other find redemption and forgiveness in this poignant drama that Genova manages to tell with the greatest of compassion.
Fans of Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies will eat this novel up. Part drama, part suburban mystery, Hepword is the newest author out of Australia that is taking American book lovers by storm. A heartwarming page turner with motherhood themes.
Perfect for thriller lovers, Kent’s new novel will not disappoint. After a mysterious disappearance of a young female, secrets around a small English countryside town come to light, as everyone tries to figure out what happened.
Clare is a master of suspense-holding your attention until the very last of pages-and her latest, Let Me Lie, manages to do just that. Anna’s parents ended their own lives, but Anna isn’t buying it. And now someone is trying to stop her from finding out the truth. Publisher’s Weekly calls this a “taut, emotionally complex thriller.”
Dark. Twisted. Gripping. For readers of Gillian Flynn, this is a very tense psychological thriller. It’s being described as a “Hitchcockian suspense with a 21st century twist.”
Jane wrote my favorite book last year, The Dry, and she does it again this year with Force. Tells the story of 5 businesswomen on a corporate wilderness survival trip, and only 4 come out alive. Who wanted who dead and why? And what is going on in their personal lives that intertwine them so deeply, causing one to commit murder? The last 20 pages of this book are truly riveting.
The author of The Nightingale is back, but with a much different story to tell. Set in Alaska in the 70s, this tells the story of a Vietnam Vet with PTSD, and his wife and daughter trying to survive an Alaska winter. Domestic abuse themes, incredible descriptions of life in the harsh wilderness of Alaska, and a coming of age story all make this sweeping drama one you will not regret reading.
Your life can change in one night. Just ask Cassandra Bowden, a flight attendant with a drinking problem, who wakes up one morning next to a dead man. She has no memory of what happened. A murder mystery perfect for fans of Girl on the Train.
Very smart and clever thriller, you will be sent on a suspenseful and twisted ride trying to figure this one out. Marriage can be like that, right?